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Rick Perry tells Al Franken during confirmation hearing

The incident marked the end of his campaign. Current Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz was the former chairman of M.I.T.'s physics department and oversaw an actual particle accelerator, and former secretary Steven Chu won a Nobel Prize for his work o...

Montanans express concern on Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education

Short on specifics, DeVos promised to be vigilant and suggested that other members of the department would "make sure that federal monies are being used properly". Warren responded in kind with a series of questions pertaining to higher education. ...

Bigg Boss Day 92: Mona Gets A Ring, Bani & Lopa Drama Continues

Later in the day, Bigg Boss announced the luxury budget task, where in, the contestants had to form a chain and pass on the items of their choice by holding the plastic string, attached to the item with their mouth. Since Vikrant is also staying insi...

Scientists: US salmon may carry Japanese tapeworm

The most common fish tapeworm is Diphyllobothrium latum. Researchers studied 64 wild pacific salmons and found the tapeworm in a single pink salmon that was caught near Hope, Alaska. The main intent of the study, researchers wrote, was " to alert...

Flu precautions urged in Indiana

Saqib Shahab. According to WDGPH, "influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a viral infection of the respiratory tract that spreads easily from person to person". "Body and muscle aches are also more common with the flu". Still, the office saw a ...

NIH-sponsored expert panel issues clinical guidelines to prevent peanut allergy

Her older brother Zach, now 3, had a peanut allergy he later outgrew and Camden had an egg allergy, so Schreiner was anxious. If you're pregnant or have a young infant you've probably heard that it's best to wait a year or longer before introducing...

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski takes leave to have back surgery

On Wednesday night, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski lifted Grayson Allen's "indefinite" suspension after serving just one game for a tripping incident that took place against Elon on December 21. Whatever Duke did, Krzyzewski said , was enough...

Plane goes missing over Lake Erie with six aboard

Officials said Friday the operation was still one of search-and-rescue rather than recovery. Coast Guard search and rescue teams deployed a coastal patrol boat and a helicopter early Saturday morning, but the aircraft has not been found yet.

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent to Step Down Next Year

The share price of the stock plunged -19.93% for the year. In most recent quarter, LT Debt/Equity ratio was listed at 0.61 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was noted at 0.69. These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for KO t...

Russian Federation sells stake in oil giant Rosneft

Rosneft had been under pressure to secure a sale of the stake to help replenish the state budget, hit by an economic slowdown worsened by the global sanctions . The deal was possible "only thanks to your personal contribution", Rosneft CEO Igor Se...

Massachusetts Firefighters Battle 10-Alarm Fire in Cambridge

Reardon said there were five or six injuries from the fire, though none of the injuries were serious. Fire officials said the blaze, the largest Cambridge has seen since the 1980s, had been contained for a few hours, but crews were still working ...

Wayne State plans vigil for officer killed in line of duty

Law enforcement's K-9 community is a close knit group. On Tuesday, hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil on Wayne State's campus. - Law enforcement officers and the community will come together Thursday morning to pay their final respects to ...

Starbucks says Schultz to step down as CEO, become chairman

Starbucks coffee announced today that Howard Schultz, the company's chairman and CEO, would be stepping down from his post this Spring and would be appointed executive chairman of the company. Wall Street observers fretted the transition a bit during...

Apple Is Taking the Fight Against AIDS to Apps

It has also announced four new (Product) Red products, including a couple of iPhone cases and Beats headphones and speakers. The 20 apps that will be (Product) Red themed for the period include Angry Birds 2 , Best Fiends Forever , Boom Beach , C...

Trump names Rep. Tom Price to head Health and Human Services

Trump announced his nomination of six-term Republican Congress member Tom Price of Georgia to be the secretary of health and human services. While President-elect Donald Trump vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act on the campaign trail, his recen...

Governor Orders Evacuation of Dakota Access Protesters

The $3.7 billion Dakota Access Pipeline is meant to transport domestically produced light crude oil from North Dakota through the states of South Dakota and Iowa into IL. Activists have spent months protesting against plans to route the Dakota Acc...

Study finds no link between pregnancy flu, autism risk

The council also sits as the county's Board of Health. "In Dougherty County, there have been reports of (gastrointestinal) issues", said Jacqueline Jenkins, the district's epidemiologist. Dee Hoyano, a medical health officer with Island Health. The...

Controversy in Russia over Holocaust ice dance

Two ice skaters on a Russian reality TV show performed a Holocaust-themed routine, and the program is getting backlash on a massive worldwide scale. But Navka wrote with photographs from the performance on her Instagram account :"Definitely watch ...

Norovirus outbreak reported from in Toronto's Thornhill elementary school

Good hygiene is important to stop the spread of infection, especially hand washing, frequently and thoroughly with soap and water, particularly after using the toilet and before eating or handling food. A daycare and seniors' home have also seen simi...

Trump win could give Israel freer hand with Palestinians

Seemingly walking back his campaign promise to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state, Trump said he no longer wanted to investigate her.

Americans want Donald Trump to focus on healthcare first

But that can't be said of the prohibition against denial of coverage for those with pre-existing conditions. "It happens to be one of the strongest assets", said Trump. On Friday, four Republican senators introduced a bill that would prevent th...

Jayalalithaa breathing on her own now; may be discharged any day: AIADMK

The ruling party said that her lung infection has been cured and that she has been undergoing physiotherapy. According to Apollo Hospitals, a team of specialist doctors - cardiologists, respiratory physicians, consultants for infectious diseases, d...

Special prayer offered for Sushma Swaraj's speedy recovery in Gaya

Earlier, doctors at AIIMS said that Sushma Swaraj, 64, might have to wait for at least 15-30 days before she finds a matching kidney donor. Indians are so enamored by their local MP that they have offered up their organs to her after she revealed s...

French tourists die while snorkeling on Great Barrier Reef

Moments later, the lookout on the catamaran saw the women floating face down. Both were believed to have had heart attacks, however there has been widespread speculation they may have been stung by deadly Irukandji jellyfish. Mr McKenzie said Passi...

Gloucester Township Council Passes Smoking Ban Ahead Of Great American Smokeout

COPD is the third leading cause of death in the US, but about half of those who suffer from COPD don't even know they have the condition. Put on by the American Cancer Society , thousands of smokers across the nation will attempt to quit, even if i...

As Protests Continue, Trump Attacks Media and Free Expression

A smaller band of demonstrators briefly halted traffic on a busy Los Angeles freeway before police cleared them. MORE: Police fire rubber bullets at anti-Trump protesters in Santa Ana; 10 arrested At UCLA, hundreds gathered with signs and shouted a...

Torn lab suit used in Canada Ebola experiment faces review

The lab director said all proper emergency procedures were followed and the risk to the employee, co-workers and the community is considered to be low. The virus is not airborne. During that outbreak, which was declared a "public health emergency of ...

I strangled my mother's dog, says Lord Heseltine

The Tory grandee has told the Mirror his full account of the "frightening" brawl with Kim the Alsatian - saying he spilt blood in his bachelor flat. "There was no choice". He added: 'The RSPCA would never condone an owner killing their dog themselves...

Breast Cancer Walk takes to Daytona streets Saturday

Women with a family history of breast cancer should talk to their physicians about beginning mammogram screenings earlier. From the Jersey Shore beach patrols to the Atlantic City skyline, proudly displaying pink shows our solidarity with those who h...

Chinese Yuan (CNY) Hits 6-Year Low Against US Dollar (USD)

In Shanghai, the currency fell to 6.7770, the lowest level in six years and past the 6.75 year-end median forecast in a Bloomberg survey. China's central bank set the midpoint of the yuan at 6.7690 per US dollar on Monday, up from 6.7558, setting t...

Pediatricians Release New Guidance For Preventing Sudden Infant Deaths

The baby should share a bedroom with parents, but not the same sleeping surface, preferably until the baby turns one, but at least for the first six months. Bedside sleepers that attach to the side of the parental bed do not further decrease the ...

Facebook apologises for removing 'offensive' breast cancer awareness video

The Swedish Cancer Society was forced in the meantime to find a workaround to Facebook's strict ban on depictions of certain parts of the human anatomy, by replacing the circles with pink squares. According to the nonprofit organization, Facebook ...

Clinton speaks to more than 18000 at Ohio State

In a head-to-head matchup, Clinton's lead over Trump increases to 13 points, 51 percent to 38 percent. The poll included 447 likely voters surveyed october 8-9. The RealClearPolitics polling average shows Clinton polling at 45% in a four-way ...

Eden Hazard: What I Want From Antonio Conte At Chelsea

The last time Leicester, led by former Blues manager Claudio Ranieri , visited Stamford Bridge they were given a guard of honour by the home side having just won the league. But he went. I prefer he made a mistake through generosity than another...

Would you still vote Lamar Jackson to win the Heisman Trophy?

The game started out like so many have in 2016 for Jackson. Jackson found Jaylen Smith for a five-yard touchdown on Louisville's opening drive, but the Cardinals were forced to punt three times in the half after that. Louisville returns from a b...

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Weather cancels blood drives, Red Cross needs help

More than 150 blood drives have already been cancelled this year causing over 5,500 blood and platelet donations to go uncollected. The Red Cross is desperate to find 10 whole...

Steve Bannon Apologizes For Controversial Comments About Donald Trump Jr

Trump said he never granted Wolff an interview for the book and blamed former adviser Steve Bannon , who he called "Sloppy Steve", for granting Wolff access at the White Hou...

Cancer death rate down 26 percent since 1991

Breast, lung, prostate and colorectal cancers account for 45 percent of all cancer-related deaths. Steady reductions in smoking , plus better detection and treatment , accoun...

Federal court in California rules against Trump's trans military ban

Trump's previous two travel bans, issued by executive orders on January 27 and March 6, were also challenged. A three-judge panel said , "For a third time, we are called upon ...

UN Ambassador Haley Puts Iranian Terror Weapons on Display

In an earlier tweet on Thursday, the chief diplomat also compared Haley's allegations against Iran to those of former USA secretary of state Colin Powell who alleged in 2003 that ...

Will you get the flu shot?

Last year, a similar vaccine was 43 percent effective against the H3N2 virus and 48 percent effective overall, according to the CDC . Although it is relatively early in this fl...

This year's flu vaccine might only be 10% effective against predominant strain

The flu season usually peaks in late January or February, sometimes as late as March, but this year, some predictions warn that cases of flu could soar right around the winter ...

Rakitic Looking Forward To Facing Messi At World Cup

The Franco-German spoke at length about his expectations at Russian Federation 2018 after the draw was staged in Moscow today. Seyi Dada-Martins, a multimedia consultant, also ...

Coffee May Carry Health Benefits, Scientists Say

It also found that women at increased risk of fracture should possibly be excluded. In fact, the largest benefit was for diseases of the liver, including cirrhosis . And pregnant ...

Trump is hitting the links with Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson

Trump and Tiger Woods at the PGA golf tournament in Doral, Florida, in 2013. Currently, Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.is slated to hold the 2022 PGA Championship. T...

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Bill Clinton accused by 4 different women of sexual harassment

Bill Clinton accused by 4 different women of sexual harassment

In addition, the anonymous official also claimed that Hillary Clinton is angry with her husband for being involved in another scandal and was tempted to hire a team of detectives...

Health officials urge flu vaccine

Director of Nursing Karen Brown says it's hard to predict the severity of each flu season. People can get the flu shot at doctors' offices, pharmacies, walk-in clinics, and VCH ...

Drug take back set for Saturday

Drug take back set for Saturday

The Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (SAP) is working with the Drug Enforcement Administration to provide the community with a place to dispose of unneeded prescription medicat...

Trump releases petition for anthem standing: 'show patriotism'

Trump releases petition for anthem standing: 'show patriotism'

The Trump campaign team earlier this month offered supporters an "I STAND FOR THE FLAG" sticker in exchange for contributions of at least $5 to the committee, and Trump himself has...

Floating Ocean Wind Turbines Could Power The Entire World, Researchers Say

The study found that such a very big wind farm could capitalize on low-pressure systems throughout the winter which more efficiently combine the upper atmospheric winds with t...